StringReader.Read Method (Char(), Int32, Int32)
Reads a block of characters from the input string and advances the character position by count.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
'Declaration Public Overrides Function Read ( _ <OutAttribute> buffer As Char(), _ index As Integer, _ count As Integer _ ) As Integer
- Type: System.Char()
When this method returns, contains the specified character array with the values between index and (index + count - 1) replaced by the characters read from the current source.
- Type: System.Int32
The starting index in the buffer.
- Type: System.Int32
The number of characters to read.
Return ValueType: System.Int32
The total number of characters read into the buffer. This can be less than the number of characters requested if that many characters are not currently available, or zero if the end of the underlying string has been reached.
This method overrides TextReader.Read.
The method will read up to count characters from the StringReader into the buffer character array starting at position index. Returns the actual number of characters read, or zero if the end of the string has been reached and no characters are read.
The following table lists examples of other typical or related I/O tasks.
To do this...
See the example in this topic...
Create a text file.
Write to a text file.
Read from a text file.
Append text to a file.
Get the size of a file.
Get the attributes of a file.
Set the attributes of a file.
Determine if a file exists.
Read from a binary file.
Write to a binary file.
.NET FrameworkSupported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
.NET Framework Client ProfileSupported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Portable Class LibrarySupported in: Portable Class Library
.NET for Windows Store appsSupported in: Windows 8
.NET for Windows Phone appsSupported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1
Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
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